Church hosts craft show: North Creek Presbyterian Church's 24th annual holiday artisan craft show is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today at 621 164th St. SE, Mill Creek. Proceeds benefit Children's Hospice in St. Petersburg, Russia. 425-745-1824.
Day of Recollection: "Faith" is the topic of a Day of Recollection presented by the Rev. James Zakowicz 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Carmelite Institute of Spirituality, 27008 78th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Suggested donation $10-$15. Bring sack lunch. 360-629-4032.
Trinity Artists at the Organ: Lynnwood's Trinity Lutheran Church begins its 18th season of Trinity Artists at the Organ with a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday by Kathrine Handford. She is a university organist and music lecturer at Lawrence University's Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wis. She'll perform works by J.S. Bach, Matthias Weckmann, Heinrich Scheidmann, Arvo Part, Jan Welmers and others. Suggested donation $15 adults, $10 for seniors and students, or pay as able. Church is at 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. www.trinitylutheranchurch.com.
Community prayer: A short community prayer gathering will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, Dec. 30 and last Sundays of each month at Legion Memorial Park gazebo, 114 N. Olympic Ave., downtown Arlington. There will be prayer for families, young people, and against the use of illegal drugs, alcohol and violence. More info: Vicki Adams at 425-330-0585 or Kim Speed at 425-210-7573.
Halloween Fall Festival: Zion Lutheran Church will host a free Halloween Fall Festival 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. All are welcome for games, prizes and snacks. Church is at 331 Union Ave., Snohomish.
Halloween party: LifePoint Church will hold a family Halloween party, 5:30-7:30 Wednesday. Event includes free food, games and candy. All are welcome, with costumes. Church is at 9506 Seventh Ave. SE, Everett. More info: 425-334-7402 or www.lifepoint360.net.
Food & Craft Festival: Trinity Lutheran Church's annual Food & Craft Festival will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Nov. 3 at 2324 Lombard Ave., Everett. There will be handcrafted holiday gifts, vintage items, Norwegian lefse, home-baked goodies and lunch and dessert available for purchase.
Heaven Sent Boutique: Edmonds Open Bible Church hosts its annual Heaven Sent Boutique, with unique Christmas gifts available, 6-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3 and 1-4 p.m. Nov. 4. There will be holiday decor, baked goods, vintage finds, collectibles, linens and more. Church is at 657 Daley St., Edmonds. Proceeds benefit local and global missions.
Celebration Bazaar: and rummage sale is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3 at Snohomish United Methodist Church, 2400 Lake Ave., Snohomish. Lunch available 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More info: 360-568-5755.
Whidbey bazaar: Concordia Lutheran Church, 590 N. Oak Harbor St. in Oak Harbor, will hold its annual holiday bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3. There will be crafts, baked used and gently used items. Lunch available for purchase 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Lutheran Women's Missionary League. More info: 360-675-2548.
Asante Children's Choir: This 24-member children's choir from East Africa will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 615 E. Highland Dr., Arlington. Church will host a dinner for choir before the concert, and performers will stay with church members. The choir will also perform at Arlington Free Methodist Church at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nov. 11, 730 E. Highland Drive, Arlington. At all performances, there will opportunities to donate to choir.
Food drive: The Christian Science Church, 1718 Broadway in Everett, is sponsoring a food drive now through Dec. 17 to benefit Volunteers of America Food Bank. Bring donations to the church. More info: 425-252-9182.
No Disabled Souls Ministry: Anyone with special needs is welcome at No Disabled Souls Ministry sessions 7-8:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month in the Green Room off Henson Hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 2619 Cedar St., Everett. Ministry focuses on art as a therapeutic tool. More info: Carlene Nelson, 425-355-3138.
Shabbat Morning Services: Chabad of Snohomish County observes easy-to-follow Shabbat Morning Services at 10 a.m. Saturdays, with a kiddush meal following the service at 12:15 p.m. No membership fee charged; all Jewish people welcome. The Chabad Jewish Center is at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood.
Torah Studies: Chabad of Snohomish County has started a new season of Torah Studies classes meeting 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Torah Studies is a program of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. Classes run through Dec. 26 at 19626 76th Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood. More info: www.jewishsnohomish.com or call 425-640-2811.
Grief program: Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Marysville offers a GriefShare support group, open to public, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. The GriefShare program is open to all. There will also be a Surviving the Holidays session 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 17. Register for GriefShare by calling 360-659-7777. Church is at 5115 100th St. NE, Marysville.
Unity how-to series: Everett's Unity Center for Positive Living has scheduled a series covering practical spirituality. Unity minister Juan Enrique Toro will cover the topic "How to Enjoy Life" at 10 a.m. Sunday. Church is at 3231 Colby Ave. 425-258-2244.
Christ-based recovery group: Harbor Light Church, 132 112th St. SW in Everett, hosts a recovery group at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Meetings open to all. 425-353-2837 or 206-427-5123.
free meals, clothing
Sanctuary Ministries: provides gently used clothes 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. every Thursday in its Care Center at 15533 75th St. NE, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. 360-386-9871.
Meals in Everett: Gold Creek Community Church hosts a free hot meal and provides sack lunches, 5-6 p.m. the first, third and fifth Sunday of every month in the parking lot of Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Clothes available some days.
Salt of the Earth Soup Kitchen: noon Tuesdays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free sack lunches or hot meals served to the homeless, low-income seniors and families, and kids on the street. Volunteers needed to help cook, set up, serve and clean up. More info: Sandra, 425-355-1042.
The Open Table: Marysville United Methodist Church hosts a free community lunch, 1-2:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month. Church is at 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville. To volunteer or donate, call 360-659-8521.
Annie's Community Kitchen: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Avenue W., Edmonds. All are invited for food and fellowship.
Dinner at the Bell: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-259-7139.
Dinner Bell Outreach: 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-252-7224.
Sanctuary Care Ministries: Free clothing: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Sanctuary Ministries Church, 15533 75th St. NE, Lake Stevens. 360-386-9871.
Community dinner at Zion Lutheran Church: 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. Information: 425-252-1429 or www.zionlutheranofeverett.com.
Community dinner at Northlake Christian Church: 6 p.m. second Thursday of each month at 19029 North Road, Bothell. 425-672-8044.
First Nazarene Church of Everett lunch: noon every Monday at 2502 Lombard Ave., Everett.
Faith Lutheran Church free community lunch: Noon-1 p.m., social hour 1-2 p.m. fourth Thursday of each month, Faith Lutheran, 6708 Cady Road, Everett. 425-353-4758.
Everett First Baptist Church Friday meal outreach: 5:15 p.m. Fridays at Everett First Baptist, 1616 Pacific Ave., Everett.
The Table free community dinner: 6 p.m. Thursdays, Mountain View Church, 9015 44th Drive NE, Marysville. Children welcome. 360-659-0445.
Loaves and Fishes free community supper: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at Sultan Community United Methodist Church, 212 Birch St., Sultan.
Salvation Army of Everett fellowship meals: 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. Recovery meetings, 6 p.m. Mondays. 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-259-8129.
Snohomish community kitchen at St. John's: 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. 913 Second Ave. 360-568-4622.
Valley Clothing: Open 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of every month, 17146 Beaton Road SE, Monroe. 360-794-7749. Clothing donations accepted during open hours or by arrangement. Email SnoValleyClothing@yahoo.com.
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